Kandy Kush, first bred by DNA Genetics, is an indica-dominant hybrid strain created by crossing two classic California strains, OG Kush and Trainwreck.

OG Kush, Kandy Kush’s first parent, is a descendent of an Amsterdam Hindu Kush plant, and has a unique terpene profile and complex notes of a fuel, skunk, and spice. Kandy Kush’s other parent strain, Trainwreck, is derived from Mexican and Thai sativas. It is typically described as a “mind-bending” sativa with effects that hit “like a freight train.”

Kandy Kush has been a go-to medicinal strain in the past, and the recreational iteration is poised to keep winning over new consumers as new markets open up. A popular Colorado strain, Kandy Kush won the very first Western Slope Cannabis Crown contest, which was held in Aspen.

Kandy Kush generally has a 60/40 indica to sativa ratio and an average THC content. Consumers say that Kandy Kush brings on strong cerebral stimulation, that can feel like a dopamine-charged mood rush, soon after vaping. Others say that Kandy Kush leaves them “euphoric” or “elated” and may make the consumer more talkative and giggle in social settings.

Kandy Kush’s head high typically slowly gives way to a lazy, couch-locked body high that descends like “a warm blanket.” This strain is also known to stimulate appetite for some consumers.

Due to its balanced effects, some consumers say that Kandy Kush is a “perfect hybrid.”

Overall, consumers say that Kandy Kush leaves them feeling euphoric, happy, relaxed, or hungry. Some report that its relaxing effects have helped mitigate stress or anxiety.

As its name suggests, Kandy Kush has a sweet flavor profile that is dominated by the taste of candy, and its aroma mainly smells of sweet lemon and pine.

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